NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 21, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Survey of public school teachers reported; scenes shown.
(DC: Bob Abernethy) Teachers' opinions on school reform and teachers' morale reported; scenes shown. [Carnegie Fndn. president Ernest BOYER - says teachers feel overwhelmed.] Teachers' grades on school reform given. [BOYER - says teachers feel reforms have come from above and not within.] [Fairfax Cnty., Virginia, teacher Maureen DANIELS - says teachers don't have equal share in deciding what goes on in classrm.] [Teachers association president Mimi DASH - discusses changes.] Teacher complaints outlined. [DANIELS - discusses lack of supervision at home.] [School counselor Nancy SAGE - says parents don't have time for schools.] [BOYER - comments on report] Teachers' needs described.